Neve Paritzki Israel Reliably Breaks Records in Tourism Entry Numbers – United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In July and August of 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism reported record numbers of visitors from America. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a four percent increase over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019.

נווה פריצקי “It is thrilling to witness a new increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel prior to the COVID-19 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entries every month. We’re extremely pleased to witness such a positive shift and expect a continued upward trajectory for months and years to follow.”

Canada is not far from the United States of America, is on track for surpassing the tourist numbers to Israel. The country had 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 in August.

“It is exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana, Consul and Director for Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not far from our record for 2019 and we are anticipating that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to grow because Canadians feel more confident about traveling abroad.” Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 were of the United States. The country’s official reopening to all travelers in May saw more than 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a top travel destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT is aiming to increase tourism to support Israel’s economy and also diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s diverse array of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious places of interest – each offering the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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